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White House swings behind huge $1.1T spending bill

White House swings behind huge $1.1T spending bill

December 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press; ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

House Republican leaders narrowly quelled a revolt among their conservatives Thursday, then worked to overcome Democratic opposition to legislation to provide $1.1 trillion in government spending

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Eastman completes Commonwealth acquisition

Eastman completes Commonwealth acquisition

December 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"This acquisition will help us better serve the broad and diverse customer base for window and protective films while supporting expansion of our product offerings and the use of window films," said Brad Lich, Eastman's executive vice president

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Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

December 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by The Associated Press/Los Angeles Times

Department of Justice study also found 20 percent of victims fear reprisal if they report attack.

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Elderly woman struck by van in Kingsport crosswalk

Elderly woman struck by van in Kingsport crosswalk

December 11th, 2014 4:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport motorist has been cited by police after striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk, leaving the elderly woman hospitalized with incapacitating injuries.

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Obama should OK Purple Hearts for Hasan's victims

Obama should OK Purple Hearts for Hasan's victims

December 11th, 2014 3:28 pm by Editorial Board

The award of the Purple Heart to the Fort Hood victims was included in the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act, which must be signed before the end of the lame duck session.

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Attempted murder suspect allegedly poisoned husband prior to shooting

Attempted murder suspect allegedly poisoned husband prior to shooting

December 11th, 2014 3:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Photos: KPD searches for G2K burglars

Photos: KPD searches for G2K burglars

December 11th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have released surveillance footage from a burglary first reported by the Times-News on Dec. 3, when a glass door was shattered to make entry into a video game store but only empty cases were stolen.

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Alleged copper thief hit with $60K vandalism charge

Alleged copper thief hit with $60K vandalism charge

December 11th, 2014 12:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville man reportedly claimed he was at an asphalt plant to meet his "mistress," but officers discovered he had stolen copper wiring from machinery.

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Wellmont delays decision on partner

Wellmont delays decision on partner

December 11th, 2014 12:08 pm by Hank Hayes

With the holiday season in full swing and the need for the board to further review information it has received, a decision about Wellmont's future is not imminent, System Chairman Roger Leonard said.

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Kingsport teachers deserve a bonus

Kingsport teachers deserve a bonus

December 11th, 2014 11:27 am by Letters to the Editor

Keep in mind that the $150 bonus is for school employees, not non-school employees. I think every educator deserves a bonus and a big thank you for what they do day after day.

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